The Vice of Voluntourism
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 995 , Segment 2
Episode: Gas Prices, Voluntourism, Doppelgängers, Memory and Eating Habits
- Jan 29, 2019 11:00 pm
- 22:13 mins
Guest: Andrea Freidus, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of North Carolina Charlotte In the dead of winter, it’s pretty common to start planning a summer vacation. There are lots of nonprofits and church groups that would love to have you make that trip a volunteer opportunity. You can visit some far off country and experience a new culture while also “doing some good” in the form of digging a well or distributing medicine or doing repairs at an orphanage.